shopboard

shopboard

(ˈʃɒpˌbɔːd)
n
a shop counter or work bench
References in classic literature ?
Some weak framed blacksmith, perhaps, whose delicacy of muscle might have suited a tailor's shopboard better than the anvil.
The location was a Chandigarh market, which the production company had transformed with shopboard signs in Urdu, autorickshaws with Lahore number plates and burqa-clad extras.
They had carried the priesthood of all believers to its illogical conclusions through actions that had transformed "stables into Temples, Stalls into Quires, Shopboards into Communion Tables, Tubs into Pulpits, Aprons into Linen Ephods, and Mechanics of the lowest rank into Priests of the high places." (28) Featley gratefully acknowledged that most seventeenth-century English women and men accepted their cultural location and adhered to the appropriate social boundaries.